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Where is the start is near the end, and the end close to the start

The Podcast with David Astle and Mark Forsyth that I mentioned yesterday has got me thinking about the Dictionary, and how it’s laid out. Obviously, it’s done alphabetically. However, as a result of this:

‘Centre’ is near the start, but at least ‘middle’ is in the centre.

‘End’ is near to the start, as is ‘close’ and ‘finish’.

‘Beginning’ is relatively close to where it should be, as is ‘commence’, but ‘start’, ‘outset’ and ‘opening’ all come in the ‘second half’, which, thankfully, is in the second half.

Maybe I think too much.

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